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Dr. Hema Krishna P

Dr. Hema Krishna P

Consultant - Neurology and Movement Disorders

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), DM (Neurology), Fellowship in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement disorders
English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Bengali, Malayalam

With six years of experience in the field of Neurology, Dr. Hema Krishna P embarked on a journey that reflects a commitment to excellence and continuous learning. Graduating from Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, Tirupati with MBBS, he further pursued a DNB in General Medicine from St. Marthas Hospital, Bangalore. The pursuit of specialization in Neurology led to a DM degree from Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata.

Post-specialization, Dr. Hema Krishna P served as an Associate Consultant at the Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. During this tenure, there was a dedicated focus on honing skills in Movement Disorders, working closely with Dr. Hrishikesh Kumar for a year. Seeking deeper insights, a fellowship in Movement Disorders was pursued at the prestigious Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum, Kerala. Additional expertise was gained in pain medicine, completing a Basic Fellowship from the Aesculap Academy (Daradia).

His expertise lies in managing complex movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, other Parkinsonian disorders, Dystonia, Tremors, Chorea, Myoclonus, Tics, and various neurological conditions such as Headache, Stroke, Epilepsy, and demyelinating disorders.

A significant chapter involves his active involvement in the care of over 30 patients undergoing Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s disease and Dystonia. This encompasses patient selection, comprehensive pre-operative evaluations, intra-operative monitoring, Microelectrode Recording (MER), and dedicated post-operative care. Furthermore, his expertise extends to programming over 350 patients who underwent DBS surgery.

In therapeutic interventions, Dr. Hema Krishna P has administered Botulinum toxin injections to approximately 600 patients. This specialized skill set has been applied to address various conditions, including Cervical Dystonia, Hemifacial Spasm, Blepharospasm, Oromandibular Dystonia, Writer’s Cramp, Spasticity, Migraine, and more.

His areas of expertise encapsulate Movement Disorders, Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Headache and Pain Medicine, Stroke, Demyelinating Disorders, and Epilepsy. Each area represents a facet of his commitment to delivering holistic and specialized care in Neurology.

Area of expertise
  • Movement disorders
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Botulinum toxin injections
  • Headache and pain medicine
  • Stroke
  • Demyelinating disorders
  • Epilepsy.
Awards and recognitions
  • Received Gold medal in DM Neurology and Gold Medal in MBBS (3 subjects).
  • Secured best case presentation award in API Karnataka chapter (2016).
  • Awarded gold medal for presentation in Movement Disorder Society of India - Kolkata chapter (2020).



  • International Parkinson and Movement disorder society.
  • Movement disorder society of India.
  • American Academy of Neurology.
  • Indian Academy of Neurology.

Research work and publications:

  • Co- Author for a chapter ‘Medical management of Movement Disorders’ in the 4th edition of textbook of Neurosurgery by Ramamurthi and Tandon.
  • Co- Author for a chapter ‘Emerging concepts in Anti-MOG Syndrome’ in API update book (2021).
  • Study on ‘Clinical profile of Lower body Parkinsonism in a tertiary care hospital in Southern India’.
  • Study on ‘Clinical profile of Motor neuron disease in a tertiary care hospital in Eastern India and short term effects of Edaravone in ALS’.
  • Original article on ‘Clinical spectrum of Movement disorders in Neurology inpatients in a tertiary care centre’.
  • Original article on ‘Clinico-radiological spectrum of Non-compressive myelopathies’.
  • Original article on ‘Clinical features and outcome of refractory status epilepticus patients in a tertiary care hospital’.
  • Original article on ‘Predictors of post thrombolysis outcome and symptomatic hemorrhage following intravenous thrombolysis with Alteplase for acute ischemic stroke’.
  • Original article on ‘Factors affecting quality of anticoagulation achieved with warfarrin as thromboprophylaxis for stroke prevention in non valvular atrial fibrillation’.
  • Original article on ‘Characteristics and risk factors of chronic post-traumatic headache after mild head injury’.
  • Review article on ‘Primary angitis of central nervous system – A challenging diagnosis’.
  • Study on ‘Thyroid autoimmunity in subclinical hypothyroidism in first trimester of pregnancy’.

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